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East Zion: Cliffs Sunset and Backcountry Off-Road Jeep Tour

1. East Zion: Cliffs Sunset and Backcountry Off-Road Jeep Tour

Experience the sunset from atop a cliff in Eastern Zion on this guided off-road Jeep tour. Witness incredible sweeping views of Zion National Park's remote backcountry and stop at special viewpoints, free from crowds and interruptions.  Depart just before sunset. After a short drive on the highway, officially begin your off-road adventure. Enjoy the ride as your guide maneuvers the rugged trail, ending at a western-facing viewpoint just in time to watch the sun descend behind the cliffs of Zion. From this breathtaking location, see views of the West Temple, Parunuweap Canyon, Elephant Gap, and other major Zion landmarks. Take in the scenery and capture the experience with plenty of photos before hopping back on the Jeep again.  After another exciting Jeep ride and stop at a viewpoint, return to the starting point of the tour at Thunderbird Lodge.

Las Vegas: Zion and Bryce Canyons Small Group Tour

2. Las Vegas: Zion and Bryce Canyons Small Group Tour

Start at around 5:20 AM with a pickup (strip hotels and surroundings) and guided narration. Learn about Las Vegas’s history as you head towards the Utah border. Stop in Mesquite Nevada or Hurricane UT, depending on the time of year, for a break on the way to Zion National Park. Discovered by Mormon settlers in the 19th century, at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin and Mojave Desert provinces in Southwestern Utah, Zion National Park covers 229 square miles of dramatic landscape with sculptured canyons and soaring cliffs. Follow the paths of ancient native people and pioneers. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs and brilliant blue sky. Experience wilderness in a narrow slot canyon. After 1.5 hours of exploring Zion, sit down for a lunch, then head to Bryce Canyon for the second part of your tour. See the canyon's stunning hoodoo formations, red cliffs, pink soil, and ponderosa pines, and wonder why the area was not incorporated into the nearby national park. After approximately 1.5 hours of hiking or sightseeing through the scenic, red-tinged moonscape, head back to the vehicle for your comfortable return trip back to your hotel in Las Vegas, stopping for dinner and breaks along the way.

From Springdale: Greater Zion Scenic Hiking Tour

3. From Springdale: Greater Zion Scenic Hiking Tour

Experience the Greater Zion Area on a private guided hike. Take in the scenery at a walking pace while still experiencing the thrill of adventure through the area's striking, unique landscape. Discover magnificent canyon walls and overlooks, and the famed Virgin River, or catch the wildflowers and autumn colors at their peak. This tour takes place outside of Zion National Park and offers a variety of terrain options. You’ll spend the day on trails only the locals know. Grab your friends or family and lose yourself in the unparalleled beauty and grandeur of the American Southwest. Follow your professional and passionate guide who is an expert in the area. Discover some of the best trails and hidden gems of the park and hear a series of interesting stories and fun facts about the incredible Greater Zion Area.

From Las Vegas: 7 Southwest Parks in 3 Days

4. From Las Vegas: 7 Southwest Parks in 3 Days

Enjoy all the great nature in the Grand Circle trip from Las Vegas.  Discover the most popular must-see destinations in the Southwest, including the Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon, and the Horseshoe Bend. Admire the scenic red rocks and vortexes of Sedona and watch the sunrise at Monument Valley and Bryce Canyon, the Grand Circle's two most spectacular sunrise spots. Day 1: Route 66, Sedona, & Grand Canyon National Park On the first day, visit the famous Route 66 town, Seligman, and explore Sedona’s natural beauty and feel the spiritual energy at vortexes. These power spots are thought to be swirling centers of energy that are conducive to healing and meditation. Leaving Sedona, head to the Grand Canyon, a must-see World Heritage Site. Witness the stunning sunset and majestic land. Day 2: Monument Valley, Antelope Canyon, & Horseshoe Bend On the second day, start by witnessing the spectacular sunrise over Monument Valley, the holy site for the Navajo tribe, located on the Arizona-Utah border. There will be a lot of photo opportunities. After exploring the valley on the guided jeep tour, visit the location of the movie "Forest Gump". In the afternoon, head to the beautiful Antelope Canyon with unique geological formations and curves and enjoy the breathtaking view of Horseshoe Bend. Day 3: Bryce Canyon & Zion National Park On the third day, spend time in the Southwest of Utah, exploring Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park. The day will begin with the best sunrise at Hoodoos Overlook in Bryce Canyon National Park. After experiencing this sprawling reserve, relax at Zion National Park and take in the spectacular landscape and extraordinary rock formations in a magnificent display of natural beauty. This Grand Circle 3-day tour includes all the most iconic destination you can't miss. Travel in comfort and style in a fully outfitted vehicle with WiFi and air-conditioning.

From Las Vegas: Zion and Bryce National Park Overnight Tour

5. From Las Vegas: Zion and Bryce National Park Overnight Tour

Bryce Canyon is a giant natural amphitheatre created by erosion along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau; Bryce is distinctive due to its geological structures called hoodoos. These red, orange, and white spires provide spectacular views for park visitors. Bryce Canyon is considered by many to be the most scenically diverse place in the world! Cut by the Virgin River, Zion Canyon only 80 miles away from Bryce is an impressive mix of white, pink and red sandstone cliffs. Ancient sand dunes towering over 2000ft above the canyon floor make for an impressive landscape. Stroll around the Emerald Pools or strive to reach the summit of Angel's Landing, Zion National Park offers enchanting walks & hikes for every fitness level. Itinerary: A beautifully scenic 4-hour drive today takes us to an elevation of 8,000 feet (2,500 meters) into Bryce National Park. Take a stroll along the rim and marvel at the unique sandstone spires (hoodoos) that rise dramatically from the natural amphitheatre. Then, hike down into the hoodoos for an up close and personal experience with this fascinating landscape. A soak in the outdoor hot tub back at your camp or hotel will ease those hiking muscles ready for Zion tomorrow! If you are opting to camp, a night around the campfire will end this day nicely. Bring your own marshmallows! The next day we head to Zion-Utah's finest National Park. Massive canyon walls and red sandstone cliffs ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. Challenge yourself to what's considered the best half day hike in the southwest by hiking a narrow ridge line to Angels Landing. Take it easy exploring the pristine Emerald pools, enjoy a river hike deep in the narrows, weather permitting. Or if you are feeling really adventurous-do all three! After a full day in Zion we head back to Las Vegas arriving approximately 19:00.

From Las Vegas: 3-Day Grand Canyon & Monument Valley Tour

6. From Las Vegas: 3-Day Grand Canyon & Monument Valley Tour

Join a small group on a 3-Day adventure tour, which includes lodging, to experience the unforgettable beauty of the Southwest visiting Zion, Bryce Canyon, and the Grand Canyon National Parks and the Navajo Tribal parks: Antelope Canyon and Monument Valley. Day 1: Las Vegas - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park Enjoy an early morning pickup from your Las Vegas hotel. Eat your provided continental breakfast as you travel through the Virgin River Gorge and into the beautiful state of Utah. Spend the morning exploring Zion National Park, including Zion Valley, Weeping Rock, Big Bend, and Temple of Sinawava. Make a quick stop for lunch on the way to Bryce Canyon. Spend the afternoon at Bryce Canyon National Park, with a hike into Bryce Canyon when weather permits. Day 2: Antelope Canyon - Monument Valley Visit the two most magical tribal parks on the planet, Antelope Canyon and Monument Valley. Take a guided tour of Lower Antelope Canyon with a local Navajo guide. Make a quick stop for lunch before driving out to Monument Valley. Ride around Monument Valley on a guided jeep tour. Stay overnight in Page, AZ Day 3: Horseshoe Bend - Grand Canyon National Park - Route 66-Las Vegas Start with breakfast at your hotel and then take a quick drive to Horseshoe Bend and hike out to see the 270-degree turn in the Colorado River. Next stop Grand Canyon and let your tour guide show you 3 of the most magical scenic points along the rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Make 2 stops on Route 66 on your way back to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas: 7-Day Utah, Arizona and Nevada Self-Drive Tour

7. Las Vegas: 7-Day Utah, Arizona and Nevada Self-Drive Tour

Hit the open road on this road trip across the National Parks of Utah, Arizona and Nevada. Drive in the safety of your car, and meet up with certified guides at each park so you don't miss a thing.  Day 1: Zion National Park - Leaving the bright lights of Las Vegas behind you, head out to Utah’s finest National Park. Massive canyon walls and red sandstone cliffs ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. Challenge yourself to what’s considered the best half-day hike in the southwest by hiking a narrow ridge line to Angels Landing. Take it easy exploring the pristine Emerald pools, or enjoy a river hike deep in the narrows. Day 2: Bryce National Park - Reach an elevation of 8000 ft in Bryce National Park. Take a stroll along the rim and marvel at the unique sandstone spires (hoodoos) that rise dramatically from the desert floor. Hike down into the hoodoos for an up-close experience with this fascinating landscape. A soak in the outdoor hot tub back at camp will ease those hiking muscles and a night around the campfire will end this day nicely. Day 3-4: Arches and Canyonlands National Parks - Explore this stunning landscape and enjoy watching the sunset over the canyons. Visit Arches National Park, home to over 2000 arches, for a hike up to Delicate Arch. Enjoy walks in Canyonlands National Park, where the Green river meets the Colorado in some of the most spectacular scenery the South-West has to offer. Swap tales of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid who used the canyons to hide from the law in the late 1800s, visit the local town and enjoy Utah’s greatest adventure capital. Day 5: Monument Valley - The background for many famous western movies and home to the Navajo Indians, you are in for a real treat today. Hop onboard a 4X4 jeep and enjoy a Navajo guided tour of Monument Valley. Camp right along the rim and get ready to gaze up at the amazing starry skies and bag your front-row seat to a magnificent sun rise. Day 6: Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Grand Canyon national park - Today you have the option to add on an optional excursion to visit Antelope Canyon. Then, join a scenic walk to view Horseshoe Bend, before heading to the Grand Canyon. Hike into one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on Earth. In the evening, admire the views before one last cookout with your new friends.  Day 7: Las Vegas - After heading down Route 66, arrive back in Sin City with plenty of time to relax poolside before heading for the strip.

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What people are saying about Zion Canyon

So much fun! We took our three kids (5, 7, 11) and they had a blast. The Jeep is super fun and feels like an amusement ride to them. I got to enjoy the beautiful sunset and a different look at Zion. My husband who has a little fear of heights may not have known what he was getting into, but he still said he had a great time. Definitely recommend and would definitely do again!

Vern was our driver ,he is amazing. He took the best pictures of our family as well as giving us tips on how to get the best sunset photos . He's very knowledgeable of the area and we had a great time talking to him .

This was a great tour. Nate, our tour guide, did an amazing job of driving us to each site and stopping every hour for breaks. I highly recommend this tour.

It is an excellent trip to get an overview of the two parks. Our guide Scott was friendly, knowledgeable and courteous. I would highly recommend this trip.

Magnificent day Very nice and attentive guide 2-hour hike in magical Bryce Canyon Excursion to do absolutely